10 Food Remedies for Morning Sickness

10 Food Remedies for Morning Sickness
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10 Food Remedies for Morning Sickness

While Kate Middleton swore by lavender cookies while pregnant with Prince George, there are many other edible remedies woman count on to ease morning sickness. Check out 10 extraordinary foods that keep morning sickness at bay.


According to the Mayo Clinic, foods with ginger can often help pregnant women ease their morning sickness. Ginger ale, ginger lollipops, and possibly even gingersnaps can help settle the stomach.

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Whole Grain Toast

Whole grains are high in carbs and low in fats, which is an ideal combination to be eaten by those experiencing morning sickness, according to the Mayo Clinic. When eaten dry, toast's bland quality makes it especially manageable for a upset stomach.

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Hard Candy and Gum

Many women quell nausea caused by prenatal vitamins by eating hard candy and lollipops or gum after taking their pills.

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Ice Pops

Drinking an abundance of fluids is important to easing morning sickness, and ice pops and ice chips are great ways to enjoy getting hydrated. Plus, for many woman the ice is soothing.

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Graham Crackers

These and other crackers are great for snacking. Nosh on a few soda crackers before getting out of bed in the morning to keep queasiness to a minimum.

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Peppermint Tea

The flavor of peppermint does wonders for nausea, according to Pregnancy.org. An herbal peppermint tea is a great way to start of the morning, but you can also enjoy peppermint candies or peppermint leaves in salads.

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Cold Sandwiches

Cold meals, like sandwiches or salads, are often easier to eat when dealing with morning sickness, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Women should avoid spicy and greasy meals.

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Salty foods, like pretzels, often help women dealing with queasiness due to pregnancy.

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Many women swear by lemons to help them make it through bouts of morning sickness. Lemons are so powerful, many women feel better just by smelling them, if not eating them.

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While some women enjoy bubbly soda waters, others prefer flat soda to reduce nausea in the morning.

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Due to her extreme morning sickness, Kate Middleton was recently forced to cancel a slew of engagements, which ultimately led William and Kate's official spokesperson to announce the Duchess's second pregnancy.

While Kate Middleton relied on lavender cookies to treat perhaps the most famous case of morning sickness ever during her first pregnancy, we decided to take a look at what the rest of the pregnant population eats to quiet the troubling symptoms of morning sickness. From lemons to flat soda to gum and candy, these food remedies may surprise you.

Check out the slideshow above to learn what foods can help alleviate morning sickness and for more on Kate Middleton's pregnancy, check out all the coverage from our friends at Stylelist!

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